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HGTV star Taniya Nayak gives her restaurant-inspired home design tips

HGTV and Food Network regular Taniya Nayak will bring her star power to the Cruiseport on June 6 when she hosts this year’s Taste of the Nation. The annual food and beverage event — which donates 100 percent of its proceeds to end child hunger — features offerings from more than...

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 9:01am

Eat like an insider: Matthew Gaudet's favorite Boston area seafood

When Matthew Gaudet’s much lauded Kendall Square restaurant West Bridge closed in 2015, the Boston restaurant scene suffered a loss. But now, with Superfine doing more than fine in Manchester-by-the-Sea, the 45-year-old chef’s recently returned to Cambridge with the brand new Freepoint...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 4:42pm

Celebrate National Wine Day with rosé gummy bears at Lion's Tail

If you’re in the mood for something sweet to celebrate National Wine Day on Thursday, look no further than Lion’s Tail. Located near the luxurious Ink Block apartments, this swanky cocktail bar is breaking out a special menu for the big day. In addition to sipping on various types of...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 3:51pm

California woman hospitalized with botulism after eating cheese sauce from gas station

A 33-year-old mother of three has been hospitalized for weeks after getting a serious case of food poisoning caused by nacho cheese sauce sold at a gas station near Sacramento.  Lavinia Kelly, who turned 33 on May 17, is in the hospital, partially paralyzed and hooked up to a ventilator after...

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 5:18pm

5 New England foods that make perfect summer treats

New England cuisine is at its best when the warm weather finally hits. From the region’s second to none seafood to its iconic cold beverages, there’s something to satisfy every local. Here are five quintessential New England treats you have to try this summer. 1.Del’s Frozen...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 4:47pm

Boston's trendiest roofdecks and outdoor patios

Boston does its best work in the summer. The students are gone, the train cars are less crowded and the weather works its magic on both wardrobes and attitudes. Everybody wants to be outside, of course, maximizing those precious few days of freedom until the cold inevitably returns. But until then...

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 5:25pm

How Blue Apron made me not fear my kitchen anymore

I’m the first to admit I’ve never been a good cook. I’m not confident in the kitchen nor do I like getting my hands dirty, especially whilst touching raw chicken. Unfair as it is, I blame my parents, who owned a popular restaurant during my formative years, which meant that a...

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 12:47pm

Eat like an Insider: MET’s Kathy Sidell tells all

In a town of foodies, you’d be hard-pressed to find one with as diverse and wide-reaching an influence as Kathy Sidell. The Metropolitan Restaurant Group’s president and founder boasts an impressive portfolio. A degree from Columbia Film School in the 70’s led to a founding...

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 2:23pm

America's Test Kitchen announces fall food and wine fest

Boston foodies are in for a treat this fall, as America's Test Kitchen announced this week that it will be hosting a two-day cooking, food and wine festival following the company's upcoming relocation to the Seaport district. The masterminds behind the hit television shows and cookbooks...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 4:11pm

5 can’t miss Mother’s Day brunch options in Boston

If you’re still scrambling to find the right restaurant to chow down with mom on Sunday, we’ve got a few ideas. From French feasts to jazzy brunches, here are five Mother’s Day options to check out in Boston this weekend. 1. Brasserie JO This classic French, Back Bay restaurant...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 4:22pm

Soda tax could raise $368 million in Massachusetts, lawmaker says

Empty calories would carry a new cost under a plan pushed by health organizations and lawmakers that would add a sin tax to soft drinks. Under the proposal, a $1 can of cola would have an additional 24-cent cost, which would likely be passed along to the consumer, according to Allyson Perron Drag...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 11:43am

McDonald’s brings 'crafted' recipes to Massachusetts

The culinary world is obsessed with all things craft these days, and now McDonald’s is getting in on the movement with its new “signature” sandwich series. The famed fast-food joint is looking to revamp its menu to meet the needs of hungry Millennials, which is why it’s...

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 1:32pm

'Tender Wings of Desire': The KFC romance novel we didn’t know we needed

After all the news of the day, if you’re in need of a little love and romance, you’re in luck and need look no further than KFC. Yes, KFC as in Kentucky Fried Chicken, but it’s more like Kentucky Fried Romance. And we ain’t talking about that universal love of KFC’s...

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 1:30pm

New Einstein Bros. bagel lets you eat your much-needed caffeine fix

If coffee and a bagel is part of your regular morning routine, you’re going to want to sit down for this one. Einstein Bros. Bagels just introduced its new Espresso Buzz Bagel, which is “boosted with caffeine to jumpstart your day.” “How much of a boost?” you...

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 11:34am

5 things to know for Night Shift Brewery's Springfest

If you aren’t nursing a hangover from your Cinco de Mayo celebration, head over to Night Shift Brewery for the launch of Springfest this weekend. The ever-popular Everett craft brewery is going all out for the debut of its new event, which kicks off on Saturday morning. The full day of...

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 5:00pm

Pedro Martinez is ready to feast with fans at Fenway Park

For more than one generation of Red Sox fans, there's no dream more thrilling than catching a few moments with legendary ace Pedro Martinez. In their eyes, the pitcher owns Fenway Park in a way even John Henry never could, and on Saturday, at a special charity event Martinez is putting on at...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 11:05am

5 spicy margaritas to sip in Boston for Cinco de Mayo

Put a spicy twist on your Cinco de Mayo celebration by trying one of these drinks with kick. Since sipping on tequila wasn’t already painful enough, local margarita masters are dialing up the Scoville scale with their cocktail creations. Here are five you have to try this weekend. 1. Lolita...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 1:14pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at these authentic Mexican restaurants

While Cinco de Mayo is a real, albeit mostly insignificant, celebration in Mexico, it’s taken on a life of its own in America. But instead of using the day as an excuse to dump tequila over your head and scream the lyrics to “La Bamba”—hey, we’ve all been there—...

Monday, May 1, 2017 - 4:42pm

Why 67-year-old PETA President Ingrid Newkirk is getting naked for the cause

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is launching an eye-popping ad campaign against the Bacon and Beer Classic, which takes place on April 29 and 30 at Citi Field in Queens. PETA President Ingrid Newkirk, 67, spoke to Metro about baring her body on billboards in an attempt to stop...

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 9:43pm

Unicorn frappuccino a nightmare for Starbucks baristas

Starbucks’ unicorn Frappuccino might be the stuff of customers’ dreams, but the glittery rainbow-colored concoctions are apparently a nightmare for baristas everywhere. Customers have been flocking by the thousands to participating Starbucks, desperate to get their hands on the elusive...

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 9:13pm